Minnesota PUC to review Enbridge oil pipeline expansion

  Article by: DAVID SHAFFER , Star Tribune ~ Updated: September 5, 2013 – 7:53 AM Enbridge Energy’s plan to boost the carrying capacity of a crude oil pipeline through Minnesota will go to a contested-case review, a hearing similar to a trial. A major...

Red Lake Direct Action to Stop Illegal Enbridge Pipeline

 The audio on the video below was a conversation with Becky Haase, an Enbridge Stakeholders Specialist, answering questions in a phone interview regarding easements and standard requirements for pipeline construction. The video is a compilation of images and...

An Enbridge Fairytale

 Once upon a time there was an old evil corporation named Enbridge that wanted to transport different types of oils:  sweet, medium, sour, and dil-bit, all across the US to export ports.  However, they proclaimed it was for the local people to use and enjoy. ...

Line 13 —- Illegal Pipelines on Red Lake Land —- Fact Sheet

 Indigenous Environmental Network Enbridge Energy Line 13 Southern Lights Diluent Line Illegal Pipelines on Red Lake Land Expansion Fact Sheet Enbridge is proposing to increase the Southern Lights Diluent Line(50,000 bpd to 275,000 bpd) that flows from Chicago,...

FACT SHEET: Alberta Clipper / Enbridge Energy Line 67 Expansion

 Indigenous Environmental Network Enbridge Energy Line 67 (Alberta Clipper) Expansion Fact Sheet CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD This Fact Sheet. Enbridge Energy Inc. has applied to increase the daily amount of Alberta Tar Sands Diluted Bitumen (DilBit) through the...

The Aftermath Of Oil Spills In Michigan And Arkansas

  In March of this year, an Exxon Mobil pipeline in Arkansas burst, spilling about 200,000 gallons of thick Canadian crude oil. Three years ago in Michigan, an Enbridge Energy pipeline ruptured. More than 840,000 gallons of oil spewed into the Kalamazoo River....

Alberta Clipper Tar Sand Oil Pipeline Expansion in Minnesota

 Thu., August 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm IATP Stevens Avenue Building 2104 Stevens Avenue S Minneapolis, Minnesota Enbridge Oil has petitioned the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for permission to expand  the quantity of tar sand oil pumped through...

Enbridge Spill in Viking, MN

 IEN REPORT FROM THE FRONT LINES by Marty Cobenais Viking, MN – The small northern western Minnesota town of approximately100 people was the site of the latest Alberta Canada tar sands pipeline oil spill.  Enbridge Energy made the initial report that 600...

Red Lake Members take on Enbridge Energy, one arrested

 Bemidji, MN— In a David vs. Goliath fight, David took the fight to Goliath.  At 1:05 pm, Wednesday, April 10, 2013.  Thirty people including; members of the group Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan (We Love Our Land), tribal members from Red Lake, members of...

Woman arrested after hours-long protest of Enbridge oil pipeline

  BEMIDJI – An act of civil disobedience over an oil pipeline on the Red Lake Indian Reservation ended with a moment of civility Wednesday. Angie Palacio, after being handcuffed to the front door of Enbridge Energy, 1129 Industrial Drive SE, removed the cuffs...

Toronto pipeline fight links local and global issues

 Line 9 protest are evidence that a broad movement can be built against corporations and government around the tar sands and other climate change issues. by John Riddell “Our campaign against Line 9 is an essential element of the global effort to save the...

Pipeline safety expert reports a high risk of Line 9 rupture

 Pipeline safety expert finds “high risk of Line 9 rupture” if National Energy Board approves Enbridge’s reversal plan: Coalition of environmental groups call for rejection Montreal and Toronto – Evidence submitted last week to the National...

Occupy Enbridge: Taking a Stand on Red Lake Sovereign Land

 By Robert Desjarlait • Mar 10, 2013 To the southwest of the Red Lake Anishinaabe Nation, lie desolate, wooded lands that were opened for settlement and home-steading under the Agreement of 1889. In 1945, Oscar Chapman, Assistant Secretary of Interior, signed an...

Red Lake Pipeline Blockade initiated in northern Minnesota

 On the Red Lake sovereign nation land located in what is today known as northern Minnesota, an occupation has started at a location above the Enbridge-owned pipeline built without permission of the Red Lake Nation in 1949 (hashtag #RLblockade). Already a...

TransCanada encouraged by eastern pipeline proposal

 By Lauren Krugel, THE CANADIAN PRESS February 13, 2013 CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. said Tuesday it aims to file a regulatory application for its eastbound pipeline proposal by year-end following “encouraging” feedback from potential customers. The Calgary-based...

Don’t buy it, Canada has no credibility on climate

 Canada has a long history of failure on climate change. Failure to act at home and abroad have made Canada an international pariah when it comes to action on climate change. There is not a single federal regulation on the greenhouse gas pollution from Canada’s...

The Tar Sands are Coming to Toronto

          Stop Line 9: Toronto – Click Here to Learn More and Be Informed!   Click here to download an information handout.   Enbridge has begun the process of reversing the direction of its pipeline (Line 9) between Sarnia and...